Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Tofu Nuggets


1 block firm or extra firm tofu, pressed and cut into 1 inch cubes
½ cup all purpose flour or may also use wheat germ for healthier version
½ cup wheat germ (optional)
¼ t garlic powder
1/8 t black pepper and salt to taste
2 eggs, lightly beaten
Panko or Bread Crumbs

Drain tofu and pressed to drain excess water. Cut into 1 inch size cubes and set aside.

In a bowl, combine wheat germ or all purpose flour and spices, mixing well. In another bowl, lightly beat the eggs. In a plate, place bread crumbs.
Gently coat tofu cube with the wheat germ or all purpose flour then dip and coat into eggs and cover with bread crumbs.

To bake: Place on baking sheet and bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until crisp.
To pan fry: heat oil in pan and fry until golden brown.

Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

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